A World of Gangs: Armed Young Men and Gangsta Culture
Publish date: May 13th 2008
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
I'm not sure if I'm qualified to give stars to an academic work, so I won't.Read this book.
Overall, I found the underlying analysis comparing street gangs to other armed youth groups -- militias, child soldiers, terrorists, violent sports fans -- to be a novel and powerful way of rethinking violent cities across the globe. Plus, the histories of the Hamburg Athletic Association (a prime i...